Pain Science and Sensibility Episode 25: Comparing and Using Low Back Pain Clinical Guidelines

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Episode 25 has our hosts, and special guest Kelly Newman SPT discussing a recent review article comparing 3 of the major clinical guidelines for the treatment of low back pain. What is a clinical guideline? How are their recommendations established and why are there differences between them? What is “the burden of proof” and why is it relevant to this discussion?

Clinical guidelines for low back pain: A critical review of consensus and inconsistencies across three major guidelines.
O’Connell NE, Cook CE, Wand BM, Ward SP.
Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology. 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.berh.2017.05.001

Kelly’s LBP Guidelines Chart

Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. That said, if you are having difficulty obtaining an article, contact us.

Music by Kevin MacLeod – incompetech.com:
Intro – Brandenburg No4 and Meatball Parade
Close – Meatball Parade

Photo credit: “Personalisation interface” by wocrig via Flicker.

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